Spartans off to good start at Baras
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – UNC Greensboro got off to a strong start at the UTC Baras Intercollegiate tennis tournament, with five players advancing to the third round of play when Saturday's action begins.
Arsel Kumdereli, Orcun Seyrek, Yaroslav Litus, Kyle Eddins and William John each won twice on Friday to advance to Saturday morning's semifinal round. Seyrek may have had the most impressive win of the day, topping top seeded Zach Pine of Virginia Tech in Flight B1 in a three-set thriller, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
Play continues on Saturday morning at 9 am.
Flight A1: results not available.
Flight A2: (4) Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Jan Miskos (N. Alabama) 6-1, 6-2; (4) Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Pavel Vositrkov (Chattanooga) 6-1, 6-3
Flight B1: Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) def. Chapman Mitchell 6-0, 6-2; Orcun Seyrek def. (1) Zach Pine (Va. Tech) 6-2, 4-6; 6-3; (2) Yaroslav Litus (UNCG) def. Juan Saa (Lee) 6-1, 6-1; (2) Yaroslav Litus (UNCG) def. Felipe Lima (Belmont) 6-0, 3-6, 6-2.
Flight B2: (3) William John (UNCG) def. Mark Worsham (Mercer) 6-4, 6-2; (3) William John (UNCG) def. Michael Yokosuk (N. Alabama) 6-2, 6-3.
Flight C1: Kyle Eddins (UNCG) def. Brian Kenyon (Jacksonville State) 6-4, 6-2; Kyle Eddins (UNCG) def. Andrew Bonnell (Austin Peay) 6-7 (3-7), 6-1, 6-1; Taylor Befus (UNCG) def. John Holliman (UAB) 6-2; 6-1; Petr Markov (UT-Martin) def. Taylor Befus (UNCG) 1-6, 6-0, 6-2
Flight A1: Antun/Paoliello (Belmont) def. Bubnov/Litus (UNCG) 9-8 (7-4); (2) Kumdereli/Seyrek (UNCG) def. Das/Segota 8-3; (2) Kumdereli/Seyrek (UNCG) def. Das/Segota 8-3.
Flight A2: Pine/Pinto (Va. Tech) def. (4) Befus/John (UNCG) 8-2;
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